ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE: PREDICTING TRAITS

Within this section, the learner will:

  • Create a Punnett Square.
  • Describe the outcomes derived from the Punnett Square
  • Understand Mendel’s contribution to modern genetics

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Test Your Understanding

Use the allele/gene choices in the word bank to create a Punnett square for a cross of sheep heterozygous for the dominant trait white wool (Ww X Ww). Word bank choices may be used more than once.

Select the correct allele/gene choice for each box of the Punnett square.

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